Posted on May 4, 2005 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like
Organised by the Sealed Knot, this re-enactment took place on the grounds of Basing House itself, and featured some 200 men (and women!) in faithfully recreated uniforms and equipment from the era. Readers of ACG's previous article will recall that Basing House was a Royalist stronghold during the Civil War and that it was besieged by Parliamentarian forces and ultimately stormed and destroyed in October 1645. Read More
Posted on May 4, 2005 in Carlo D'Este, Front Page Features
Feared by enemies, immortalized in movies, and one of the best generals ever; But one slap almost ended it all! Famed historian Carlo D'Este, who has recently joined the ACG team as Consulting Historian, provides this exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at George S. Patton, Jr.'s infamous "slapping incidents" as his inaugural contribution of what is a new monthly feature. Read More
Posted on Apr 21, 2005 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features
Set during the final explosive days of the Third Reich, Downfall is an epic depiction of the fall of Nazi Germany and the end of Hitler's reign of terror in Europe. Written and Produced in Germany itself by Bernd Eichinger, the film is a graphic depiction of the collapse of law and order within Berlin, and the final headlong journey to insanity and suicide undertaken by the Nazi Fuhrer.
Posted on Apr 2, 2005 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features, TIAOW
In which we find that a dangerous Supervillain such as our resident Doctor Sinister is capable of turning almost anything into a weapon.
Is it just us or is it cold in here? Read More
Posted on Mar 6, 2005 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features, TIAOW
Join us for our monthly visit to the Island of Fear where we find our resident Supervillain Doctor Sinister in a reflective mood planning to write his memoirs.
In felt-tip pen. Read More
Posted on Feb 4, 2005 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features, TIAOW
Our regular trip to Sinister Island sees yet another insane scheme for world domination.
Can Doctor Sinister succeed where Napoleon and Hitler failed?
Bring a scarf. Read More
Posted on Dec 9, 2004 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features, TIAOW
We take a trip to visit our resident Supervillain, Doctor Sinister, as he prepares to celebrate Christmas in his own unique way.
Could it be goodbye forever to Santa Claus? Read More
Posted on Nov 6, 2004 in Armchair Reading, Front Page Features, TIAOW, War College
We herewith present the first in a humorous new series - "The Incorrect Art of War". Join our resident insane Supervillain Doctor Sinister and his faithful military Chief of Staff - General Menace - as they discuss world events, oh and the total conquest of the United States of America. Read More